The Wellington Chess Club

2019 Club Schedule

To be announced, likely to closely mirror the 2018 schedule below!

2018 Club Schedule

The Summer Cup: Eight Round Open Swiss

February 7th - April 4th. 1hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game One game per night, two half point byes available. Break after six rounds for the AGM

AGM 7th March

North Island Championship Easter Tournament

April 19th-23rd (Fri-Mon)

Fischer Random Rapid (Classical chess alternative tournament available)

April 11th - April 25th. 25 mins plus 5 secs per move each per game, Three nights, two games per night.

Autumn Cup: Round Robin Groups

May 2nd - Jun 6th. Groups of six players each, 1hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, one postponement night available, other postponements by arrangement

Club Rapid: Ten Round Open Swiss

Jun 13th - Jul 11th. 25 mins plus 5 secs per move each per game, Two games per night, two half point byes available

Club Blitz Championship

One night Jul 18th, standard FIDE Blitz time control, i.e. 3 mins plus 2 second increment

Julian Mazur Memorial: Eight Round Open Swiss

Jul 25th - Sep 12th. (8 rounds), 1 hr 15 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, two half point byes available.

Club Champs: Single Round Robin

Sep 19th - Dec 12th. (13 weeks), 1 hr 30 mins plus 30 secs per move each per game, One game per night, four reserve nights post scheduled games. A and B grades will be 10 player round robins, other players will play a 9 round Swiss.

Christmas Party

Dec 19th, Last night of the year